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Native American and Indigenous Studies Association: Of Blackness and Indigeneity

May 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am UTC+0

Chair: Audra SimpsonColumbia University


Fugitive Solidarity Phanuel AntwiUniversity of British Columbia

Confederate Symbols and Indigenous Identities Malinda LoweryUniversity of North Carolina

NdNs in the Black Mind: Possibilities, Tensions, & Why We Gon Be Alright Kyle MaysUniversity of California, Los Angeles

Comment: Courtney R. BakerOccidental College

This panel focuses on rethinking the shared conditions of possibility for Indigenous and Black theorizing, analysis and politics. Panels examine a number of key questions, including:  How has racialization been shaped by or exceeded the logics of colonial rule in ways that might complicate conventional understandings ofdifference, colonialism, and sovereignty?  How might theorizing Indigeneity and Blackness require addressing differential systems of value more expansively or beyond racial binaries? How have anti-Indigenous and anti-Black racisms been co-constitutive and/or situated in opposition to one another?  What relationship or genealogical entanglements are evident in Native and Black conceptions of and struggles for self-determination and for freedom? 


May 18, 2018
10:00 am - 11:45 am UTC+0


Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
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InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
900 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States
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